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for the democrats. in fact, i secretly suspect that john mccain voted for obama in the last election. but i don't think it's such a terrible thing. a lot of irish catholics voted for jfk because he was the first irish catholic president. i don't think it's a slander upon colin powell to say this, though i don't particularly think it's true. >> the insult isn't that voted for barack obama. it's why. >> it's because he's black. i don't think that's such a terrible thing to say. like i say, lots of irish catholics voted for jfk just because he was irish catholic. >> john sununu has assumed that was the motivation behind what colin powell has done. colin powell has never used that as the reason for why he's voted for obama. >> he's probably wrong. i just don't think it's such a terrible thing to speculate about. >> if you play the race card in putting into colin powell's mouth words he hasn't actually used for his reasoning, that's just playing a race game, a rather unpleasant race game. >> maybe. but i bet there are a lot of black people who are very proud of having the first black president. i do
like the great john mccain on this point, when he pushed back and said, no, that's not true. >> i have been waiting this whole campaign, we've talked about this earlier, for mitt romney to show one inch of spine -- >> how about shame? >> shame or spine, whatever. there's not a single courageous statement or move he's made as a politician that i can discern, unlike his dad. he's the opposite of his dad who took gutsy positions, even at political cost, again and again and again. >> there are different versions of the dream here at "hardball." >> coming up, two strategies. one candidate is playing the role of incumbent, avoiding contact with the media. the other is acting like the underdog, crisscrossing the country doing a blitz of television. here is the surprise. the roles are in reverse. governor romney is acting like an incumbent, like dick nixon, obama is acting like the challenger. what's behind both strategies? >>> while everyone was paying attention to the presidential race, very quietly and under the radar, the democrats have significantly improved their chances of holding contr
obama in 2008. john mccain was aggressively pro war in middle east, and appeared to be headed in the wrong direction by colin powell. the same neo-conservatives have gone into the romney camp. so colin powell is behind barack obama again. >> he the president got us out of war, and did not get us in any new wars i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on with respect to governor romney i have the utmost respect for him. but as i listen to what his proposals are, especially with respect to dealing with our most significant issue with the economy, it's cut taxes and compensate for that with other things. but that compensation does not cover all of the cuts intended or the new expenses associated with defense. >> cenk: so interesting intelligent comments about mitt romney foreign policy and domestic policy. but john sunuunu has a different idea why colin powell is backing barack obama. >> frankly when you take a look at colin powell. you have to wonder if that is based on issues or is there a slightly different reason for preferring barack obama. >> what reason would tha
both stand by. up next we will hear from both congress people on benghazi-gate and senator john mccain as well on benghazi-gate and two more prominent members of congress join the debate which may determine who wins the white house. we'll be right back. this is awesome! folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. i'd say happier than a slinky on an escalator. get happy. get geico. melons!!! oh yeah!! well that was uncalled for. folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy, ronny? happier than gallagher at a farmers' market. get happy. get geico. >>> are you disappointed even with the damning cables showing what the white house knew and what he they knew it the issue apparently not gaining the traction perhapses it should with the american people? >> i have been deeply disappointed. it is like a lot of the scandals that you and i have tracked over the years the initial problem if there is a coverup becomes much, much worse and i don't have to tell you that there were signs of the problem, our consulate was attacked in april a
. and you know else who thought it was too expensive? john mccain, republican senator in a arizona. >> for the upcoming 2002 winter olympics in salt lake city it's estimated to be $1.3 billion. that's outrageous and it's a disgrace. it's a disgraceful practice to put these pork barrel projects on this probations bill. i say to the senator from utah now, if another pork barrel project is not authorized for the olympics games is put on the bill, i will filibuster the bill. >> cenk: oh, damn, the guy receiving that money, mitt romney. he said, well, i got money from other places too. really? turns out that was not true. that was already there by the time mitt romney arrived. $445 million nbc contract. $450 million in contracts and $59 million from the utah legislature all before mitt romney arrived. one more fun critic, a current director of the utah league of cities and towns was on the salt lake city committee. here's what he said at the time. >> turned around what? those are nice clichÉs when you're running for something. but our mountains were here. the reason we were awarded the
a whopping 66% of the youth vote in 2008. compared to senator john mccain who got just 32%. according to a new poll by the center for information and research on civic learning engagement, if the election were held today, the president would carry 52% of the youth vote compared to governor romney's 35%. now, obviously a 717-point spread is nothing to -- a 17-point spread is nothing to bark at but the obama team is hoping to get closer to the 2008 spread. to rally this important voting block, they're dispatching high profile surrogates like actor cal penn to universities across the country especially in the last days. >> everyone who comes to our youth events tends to have a reason why they're there. in 2012, it's because they're better off. their buddies are home from iraq. my friends that didn't have healthcare access have it. >> jennifer: that was cal in north carolina which is a state that president obama only carried by 14,000 votes in 2008. and tonight we're so happy to welcome cal penn back inside "the war room."
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he wins. here's john mccain. >> somebody the other day said to me this is as bad as watergate. nobody died in watergate but this is a -- either a massive cover-up or incompetence that is not acceptable service to the american people. >> stephanie: says the guy -- who couldn't have been a bigger cheerleader for the iraq war. by the way, did you hear this? mccain -- he dumped on -- powell again. colonel powell. he said colin powell said obama got us out of iraq but it was colin powell who got us into iraq. [ screaming ] >> stephanie: just colin powell? not with a lot of help with you? we would still be there if it were up to john mccain. oh, my god. i'm sorry. the obama surrogates are making me splat. >> the romney surrogates. romney surrogates. >> wmd thing. >> stephanie: romney surrogates. like newt gingrich on nbc's this week. >> actually said virtually every catholic and every fundamentalist believes, life begins at conception. why can't people like stephanie cutter get over it? we all condemn rape.
of them voted for barack obama. about 30% voted for john mccain in '08. >> right. >> 10% said other, voted for someone else. so the question i think is do we think that history is a guide and they will fall back on habit and vote for him again or is it -- >> break for the challenger. >> they can't do it so that's why they're -- >> i want to ask you about increasing partisanship and why that's happening. why are there fewer people who belaf like this as we go through time right after we take take a break. >>> my understanding is everyone talks about the country getting more partisan, which means there are fewer of these folks. you're telling me that's not the case? >> well, in 2008 we also ran a big study like this, a panel over the course of the election, and we had about the same level of undecided voters in 2008 that we're seeing now. >> that's interesting because all the reporting has not been that. all the reporting says, you read this every political report says fewer undecided, more deadlocked, more partisan election. >> yeah. you know, all i can tell you is that -- >> your data. >>
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